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Perceiving Pisces

PISCES

Approximate Dates: February 19 – March 20

Symbol: The Fish, representing intuition, primal/primitive connection, unity

Ruling Planet: Neptune

Element: Water (feminine)

Quality: Mutable

Associated House: 12th

Color(s): Blue, green, white

Body Part(s): Feet

Chakra(s): Anahata/Heart/Green, Ajna/Third Eye/Indigo, Sahasrara/Crown/Violet

Metal/Stone: Tin/Jade or Coral

Characteristics: It may seem odd that the least-grounded zodiac sign is associated with feet…the physical part of us that is most grounded.

But interestingly, our feet are covered with large pores and are highly absorptive. Maybe the most spiritually connected sign of Pisces is in part symbolized by the absorptive feet to ...

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Germinating Gemini

GEMINI

Approximate Dates: May 21 – June 20

Symbol: The Twins, representing duality, changeability, communication

Ruling Planet: Mercury

Element: Air (masculine)

Quality: Mutable

Associated House: 3rd

Color(s): Yellow, silver

Body Part(s): Nervous system, hands, arms, shoulders, thymus gland, lungs

Chakra(s): Swadhistana/Sacral/Orange, Manipura/Solar Plexus/Yellow, Vishuddha/Throat/Blue, Ajna/Third Eye/Indigo

Metal/Stone: Mercury/Agate

Characteristics: Geminis are the Pandora’s Box of the zodiac. You never know what you’re going to get. Usually a bunch of crazy shit flies out, but then they like to finish with a little bit of hope – you know, for humanity’s sake. They are the multi-frequency ...

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Analyzing Aquarius

AQUARIUS

Approximate Dates: January 20 – February 18

Symbol: The Water Bearer, representing advancement of humanity, the collective, working together

Ruling Planet: Uranus

Element: Air (masculine)

Quality: Fixed

Associated House: 11th

Color(s): Blue

Body Part(s): Ankles, shins, circulatory system

Chakra(s): Manipura/Solar Plexus/Yellow, Vishuddha/Throat/Blue, Ajna/Third Eye/Indigo, Sahasrara/Crown/Violet

Metal/Stone: Uranium/Amethyst

Characteristics: Aquarians often come off as emotionally distant, removed, or cold to other signs that operate more openly at a deeper emotional level. They’re quite loving though, just not always traditionally demonstrative. Don’t expect warm fuzzies to constantly come your way or overt shows of physical ...

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Leveraging Libra

LIBRA

Approximate Dates: September 23 – October 22

Symbol: The Scales of Justice, representing balance & harmony, fairness, beauty

Ruling Planet: Venus

Element: Air (masculine)

Quality: Cardinal

Associated House: 7th

Color(s): Blue, green

Body Part(s): Kidneys, urinary tract, lower back

Chakra(s): Manipura/Solar Plexus/Gold, Anahata/Heart/Green, Vishuddha/Throat/Blue

Metal/Stone: Copper/Diamond

Characteristics: Libras just want everyone to get along, and to look good doing it. These Venus-ruled folks are all about being social and harmonizing everyone around them. They generally have a lot of friends and enjoy getting together often. So often, in fact, it can be extremely difficult for some ...

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Searching Sagittarius

SAGITTARIUS

Approximate Dates: November 22 – December 21

Symbol: The Centaur (Chiron), representing a seeker of higher truth, hunter, healer

Ruling Planet: Jupiter

Element: Fire (masculine)

Quality: Mutable

Associated House: 9th

Color(s): Orange, turqoise, purple

Body Part(s): Thighs, hips, muscles

Chakra(s): Swadhistana/Sacral/Orange, Vishuddha/Throat/Blue, Ajna/Third Eye/Indigo

Metal/Stone: Tin/Topaz

Characteristics: Just like any of the other signs, Sagittarians have choices to make about how they’ll use the energies that come naturally to them. The difference with Sagittarians is that whatever they do, they do it BIG.

Sagittarians are great mimics, like being social, say what they mean without thinking, ...

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Leading Leo

LEO

Approximate Dates: July 23 – August 22

Symbol: The Lion, representing leadership, presentation, strength, loyalty

Ruling Planet: Sun

Element: Fire (masculine)

Quality: Fixed

Associated House: 5th

Color(s): Gold, orange, purple

Body Part(s): Hair/mane, chest, upper back, spleen

Chakra(s): Manipura/Solar Plexus/Gold, Anahata/Heart/Green, Vishuddha/Throat/Blue, Ajna/Third Eye/Indigo

Metal/Stone: Gold/Ruby

Characteristics: Don’t let a purring Leo fool you…there’s a lion in there no matter how kitty-like they may play it. And play they do, as Leos love any games, sports, speculation (that’s a nice way to say “gambling”), or general fun that involves other people and friendly competition. They also ...

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Asserting Aries

ARIES

Approximate Dates: March 21 – April 19

Symbol: The Ram, representing assertion, independence, intelligence

Ruling Planet: Mars

Element: Fire (masculine)

Quality: Cardinal

Associated House: 1st

Color(s): Red, black

Body Part(s): Head, face (particularly prominent eyebrows)

Chakra(s): Muladhara/Root/Red, Manipura/Solar Plexus/Gold, Ajna/Third Eye/Indigo, Sahasrara/Crown/Violet

Metal/Stone: Iron/Diamond

Characteristics: Ariens have a “me first” orientation in life. But theirs isn’t in the Leo-like way of showmanship or needing to be the center of attention; no, the Arien version is more akin to “Hold my beer!” 

holdmybeerThey are the trailblazers, the pathfinders, the first ...

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Commanding Capricorn

 CAPRICORN

Approximate Dates: December 22 – January 19

Symbol: The Sea-goat, representing mysticism, practicality, steadfastness, individuality

Ruling Planet: Saturn

Element: Earth (feminine)

Quality: Cardinal

Associated House: 10th

Color(s): Brown, Blue

Body Part(s): Knees, joints, teeth, bones & skeletal structure

Chakra(s): Muladhara/Root/Red, Ajna/Third Eye/Indigo, Sahasrara/Crown/Indigo

Metal/Stone: Lead/Amber

Characteristics: Who’s the boss, you ask? The CEO, the one running things? The Capricorn in the room would be a good bet.

Capricorns won’t be the loudest, they won’t be the showiest, they won’t be the most serving or even the most helpful, but they will unmistakably have an air ...

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Tenacious Taurus

 TAURUS

Approximate Dates: April 20 – May 20

Symbol: The Bull, representing strength, fertility, power, tenacity

Ruling Planet: Venus

Element: Earth (feminine)

Quality: Fixed

Associated House: 2nd

Color(s): Green

Body Part(s): Neck, throat

Chakra(s): Muladhara/Root/Red, Swadhistana/Sacral/Orange, Vishuddha/Throat/Blue

Metal/Stone: Copper/Emerald

Characteristics: The scent of a pink rose in full bloom, the scratchy yet soft texture of natural paper rich with wood fibers, the sweet and tart lingering aftertaste of a bite of dark chocolate torte drizzled in raspberry glaze, the caress of a lover’s hand along the small of your arched back…Taurus is a sensual beast.

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Virtuous Virgo

VIRGO

Approximate Dates: August 23 – September 22

Symbol: The Virgin (often pregnant), representing purity, naivety, and polite distance from the world

Ruling Planet: Mercury

Element: Earth (feminine)

Quality: Mutable

Associated House: 6th

Color(s): Blue

Body Part(s): Nervous system, digestive system (intestines in particular)

Chakra(s): Muladhara/Root/Red, Vishuddha/Throat/Blue, Ajna/Third Eye/Indigo

Metal/Stone: Mercury/Sapphire

Characteristics: It’s not uncommon for the symbol of Virgo to be misconstrued. Virgos are represented by the Virgin (often a pregnant one), so in seeing a fertile young thing, many people interpret the energy as “motherly”.

But that really isn’t the essence of ...

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